Global Sterilization Services Market to Reach US$ 6.1 Billion by 2032, Propelled by Significant Growth in Healthcare Industry

April 12, 2023 | Healthcare

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Sterilization Services Market Report by Method (Ethylene Oxide Sterilization, Gamma Sterilization, Steam Sterilization, Electron Beam Radiation Sterilization, and Others), Type (Contract Sterilization Services, Sterilization Validation Services), Mode of Delivery (Off-Site Sterilization Services, On-Site Sterilization Services), End User (Hospitals and Clinics, Medical Device Companies, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Companies, and Others), and Region 2024-2032," the global sterilization services market size reached US$ 3.8 Billion in 2023. Sterilization services refer to the process of eliminating microbial pathogens from the environment or surfaces. It includes various procedures, including steam, dry heat, chemical, radiation, filtration, and plasma sterilizations. These services are widely used by hospitals, clinics, biotechnology laboratories, medical equipment manufacturers, and pharmaceutical companies. They ensure the safety and efficacy of medical instruments, improve product service life, prevent contaminations, and minimize the risk of infections and disease transmission. Sterilization services also aid in promoting a healthy environment, ensuring regulatory compliance, and protecting the health of staff, workers, and patients. 

Global Sterilization Services Market Trends:

The significant growth in the healthcare industry is one of the key factors creating a positive outlook for the market. Sterilization services are widely used by various healthcare facilities, such as hospitals, clinics, ambulatory surgical centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, hospices, and diagnostic laboratories, to prevent disease transmission, reduce the risk of infection, and ensure the safety of medical equipment, surgical instruments, patient wards, and operating rooms (ORs). Furthermore, sterilization services are being widely adopted in the pharmaceutical industry to prevent sample contamination, ensure drug safety, and sterilize manufacturing equipment, storage facility, and various packaging, such as vials, ampoules, and syringes, which in turn is providing an impetus to the market growth. Additionally, the introduction of eco-friendly sterilization techniques, such as vaporized hydrogen peroxide (VHP), that do not generate toxic by-products and offers broad-spectrum anti-microbial properties against spores, mycobacteria, viruses, and fungi, is positively influencing the market growth. Moreover, the emerging trends of outsourcing sterilization services to access specialized expertise, reduce costs, and increase efficiency is propelling the market growth. Other factors, including rising incidences of healthcare-associated infections (HAI), increasing investment in the research and development (R&D) of advanced sterilization techniques, and growing consumer awareness regarding the importance of sterilization, are anticipated to drive the market growth. On account of the aforementioned factors, the market value is expected to reach US$ 6.1 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.4% during 2024-2032. 

Market Summary:

  • On the basis of the method, the market has been divided into ethylene oxide, gamma, steam, electron beam radiation, and other sterilizations.
  • Based on the type, the market has been bifurcated into contract sterilization and sterilization validation services.
  • On the basis of the mode of delivery, the market has been classified into off-site and on-site sterilization services.
  • Based on the end user, the market has been divided into hospitals and clinics, medical device companies, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and others.
  • On a regional basis, the market has been categorized into North America (the United States and Canada), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and Others), Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Others), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Others), and Middle East and Africa. Among these, North America holds the largest market.
  • The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined, with some of the key players being B. Braun Medical Ltd, Belimed AG (Metall Zug AG), BGS Beta-Gamma-Service GmbH & Co. KG, E-BEAM Services Inc, Fortive Corporation, Medistri SA, MMM Group, Noxilizer Inc., Sotera Health Company, Steris Corporation and Stryker Corporation.

Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Billion
Segment Coverage Method, Type, Mode of Delivery, End User, Region
Region Covered  Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Countries Covered United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Companies Covered B. Braun Medical Ltd, Belimed AG (Metall Zug AG), BGS Beta-Gamma-Service GmbH & Co. KG, E-BEAM Services Inc, Fortive Corporation, Medistri SA, MMM Group, Noxilizer Inc., Sotera Health Company, Steris Corporation and Stryker Corporation.
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